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Posted November 21, 2018 by

Sometimes living life on your terms is really, really hard. We Minga ladies have made some pretty big choices that have been about building our lives to be life-sustaining, community-building, and family-oriented. For us that has meant taking an entrepreneurial approach to life and doing things like creating multiple streams of income for our families, […]

Posted October 26, 2018 by

In everything that we do here at Minga, our deepest motivation is to make it possible for YOU to discover and create a life on your own terms. We’ve talked a bit about what “life on your terms” means already, but it’s a pretty tall order, it’s overwhelming to look at your whole life and […]

Posted October 16, 2018 by

(We are so grateful for the writing genius of Serena Tene who provided this post) Eric Voss’s story is equal parts science and magic. “My day job is in engineering,” says the novice sourdough bread baker as we sit on a bench just outside the Guelph Farmers’ Market on a cool yet mostly sunny Saturday. […]

Posted October 9, 2018 by

One of the things that drives both of Minga’s Leading Ladies is a deep conviction that we all deserve the space to create a life that lights us up, a life that has us waking up ready to take on the world every morning… a life on our own terms. That was the motivation for […]

Posted September 25, 2018 by

  written by Ella Henderson  Here at Minga HQ we’re still buzzing from our recent announcement that we are now offering individual coaching AND working with other businesses to integrate kick-ass experiences into their mix of products and services. It is exciting and a little scary to step into this new reality, but the thing […]

Posted September 5, 2018 by

Minga has super powers that the world hasn’t seen yet Dearest Minga-lovers, We are incredibly excited to finally be ready to let you know about some really exciting shifts that are coming to this business and our community of skill-loving folks. In addition to the awesome workshops that you all know and love, we are up-ing our […]

Posted July 25, 2018 by

(We are so grateful for the writing genius of Serena Tene who provided this post) As soon as I begin my interview with Glenn Roberts in the lounge of the Guelph Public Library (he’s come from Grand Valley to meet with me), he unexpectedly gifts me, a person he’s never met, with a jar of […]

Posted May 24, 2018 by

(We are so grateful for the writing genius of Serena Tene, who provided this post) As soon as I walk into Siobhán Hanley’s large, comfortable kitchen, I can sense a lot about her and where her passions lie. This is the kitchen of someone playing, learning, and actively exploring what it means to be self-sufficient. […]

Posted May 4, 2018 by

Mother’s day is coming up on may 13 and if you are anything like me, you it surprises you every year (kind of like birthdays and Christmas) and you go into a minor mental spin about how to show your mom that you love and appreciate her. It’s a tall order. I mean none of […]

Posted April 9, 2018 by

Back in February 2018, I wrote about several ways that attending the 2018 Guelph Organic Conference changed my life. One of those ways was that I committed to having worms in my kitchen by the end of the month. Well it’s been a couple of months now since they arrived and we have found a […]

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